EA have released more new shots of their street-racing sequel Need for Speed Underground 2. Set in a massive, free-roaming city, the game features five interconnected locales packed with rival racers.The game also features over 30 tuner cars - many of which can be seen in these new screens - including vehicles from Mitsubishi, Nissan, Toyota, Ford and Volkswagen, while the degree of customisation has been ramped up massively to include audio upgrades, scissor doors, spoilers, headlights, side
Official ELSPA Entertainment Top 20 Software Chart (all prices) - week ending 4 December1 (1) Need For Speed: Underground 2 (PS2, Xbox, PC, Gamecube)2 (2) Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (PS2)3 (3) FIFA 2005(PS2, Xbox, GBA, Gamecube)4 (7) The Incredibles (PS2, Xbox, GBA, Gamecube)5 (NE) Call Of Duty: Finest Hour (PS2, Gamecube, Xbox)6 (4) Pro Evolution Soccer 4 (PS2, PC, Xbox)7 (11) GoldenEye: Rogue Agent (PS2, Xbox, Gamecube)8 (5) Halo 2 (Xbox)9 (6) WWE Smackdown vs Raw (PS2)10 (8) The
Official ELSPA Entertainment Top 20 Software Chart (all prices) - week ending 11 December1 (1) Need For Speed: Underground 2(PS2, Xbox, PC, Gamecube)2 (2) Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas(PS2)3 (5) Call Of Duty: Finest Hour(PS2, Xbox, Gamecube)4 (4) The Incredibles (PS2, Xbox, GBA, Gamecube, PC)5 (3) FIFA 2005 (PS2, PC, Xbox, GBA, Gamecube)6 (13) Prince Of Persia: Warrior Within (PS2, Xbox, Gamecube PC)7 (7) GoldenEye: Rogue Agent (PS2, Xbox, Gamecube)8 (10) The Getaway: Black Monday (PS2)9 (6)
EA has started releasing music from its past and present videogames to the iTunes Store.
Available for purchase via EA Trax, tracks from such titles as Def Jam Icon, SSX 3, Need for Speed Underground 2 and Burnout: Dominator have been unleashed - including a version of The Doors' "Riders on the Storm" that Snoop Dogg remixed exclusively for Need for Speed Underground 2. Get your gats
Capcom has given up its list of what's in store for E3 next month in LA. But while most of what's on offer was a given anyway, the publisher has said there'll be two unannounced games on the show floor for the first time.
What they might be, we don't know. But a Dead Rising sequel's been on the cards for a while now. Maybe that'll turn up?
Anyway, here's the list, via IGN:
* Bionic Commando (PC, PS3,
Earlier this year, Atari revealed plans to sell off MMO maker Cryptic Studios, developers of Star Trek Online, Champions Online, and the upcoming Dungeons & Dragons MMORPG, Neverwinter. Now, after several months of paper signing, haggling, and grinding, the buyer, Chinese developer Perfect World International, has closed the deal. Cryptic was sold for $49.8 million, $30 million of which will go towards paying off Atari’s debts to BlueBay Credit, with the remaining being spent investing on the publisher’s latest focus: social and mobile games...
Cryptic Studios has officially announced its new Neverwinter PC RPG, simply called “Neverwinter”. But is it the long-awaited, much rumored MMO based on the beloved franchise? Nope, but it will feature co-op play. The studio says it's been working with Dungeons & Dragons owner Wizards of the Coast and author R.A. Salvatore on the fiction and its authenticity...
The next MMO from the Star Trek Online and City of Heroes studio...
Original Neverwinter Nights dev Stormfront Studios is closing down, due to failure to secure publishing deals for new projects. A company rep explained the reason for the closure to Next Generation: "Frankly, we didn't get pitched, and the project [we were working on] made no revenue." The rep added, "The economy is such that the projects that we weren't winning, ended." The 33 employees at Stormfront learned of the news
Drew Karpyshyn, a lead writer for
BioWare blockbusters like Mass Effect 2 and Star Wars: Knights of the
Old Republic, has announced he will be parting ways with the Canadian developer to focus on non-gaming projects...